JDRF Blog

Make a Difference in 2015

End the year off right and make an impact!

As 2014 comes to an end, help to make 2015 better for the 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D). By making a donation to JDRF, you will be supporting leading-edge research for all those living with T1D and its related complications.


You have helped us exceed our expectations, but lets not stop there!

Two weeks left– Let’s keep the momentum going, donate to JDRF today! There are only two weeks left to make an impact on the lives of 300,000 Canadians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


Ride 2014: Fundraising Tips and Tricks

The JDRF Ride for Diabetes Research is fast approaching and we want to help all of our participants to reach their personal fundraising goal. Whether you work in an office environment or you work from home, there are plenty of ways to make this happen.  


A Tea-rrific Woman and her Journey with T1D P.2

Last week we introduced you to Joan Hepburn, woman extraordinaire. Joan has not only lived with T1D for most of her life, raised and cared for a son with T1D, but is also helping to contribute to innovative T1D research through her work with Steeped Tea.


A Tea-rrific Woman and her Journey with T1D

Joan Hepburn is not your average woman. She is a mom, a grandmother, a wife, a sister, a friend, a top-selling tea consultant for Steeped Tea, a dog owner, and on top of all that, she is living with type 1 diabetes (T1D).


Creative Ways to Boost Your Fundraising with Suzanne Reisler Litwin

We are getting close to “Show Time!” That’s what I call the Walk. In the play, “Gypsy” the dancers had to figure out a way to get the attention of their patrons. The dancers with the most experience told the youthful girls,


Andrew McWiggan: Engaging your community and raising funds

Fundraising is not always easy. There are so many organizations out there trying to raise money. You have to find ways to differentiate yourself, be creative and build connections with people in your community.


TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes – Last minute fundraising ideas

With the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes less than four weeks away, here are some last minute fundraising ideas to help you reach or surpass your fundraising goals.


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If you’re participating in the 2014 TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes, we’ve got some great fundraising tips for you! Whether you work for a participating organization or you’re fundraising for a family team, these office fundraisers will help increase your pledges.


Lets turn type one into type none